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The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

The main renewable energy organizations in Spain highlight that the National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (Pniec) is "ambitious" but "feasible", and that proposals such as reaching 74% of renewable electricity generation in 2030 "could even be exceed". The president of Protermosolar, Luis Crespo, has pointed out that all actors [...]

Concentrated Solar Power electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition

Abengoa highlights the key role of hybridization for the energy transition during its participation in COP25. Miguel Méndez Trigo, director of Solar Technology of the company, described it as a key solution for decarbonization during his participation in the "Solar thermal electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition" [...]

ContourGlobal warns on profit

Wholesale power generation firm ContourGlobal said full year earnings would be 'modestly' below expectations thanks to delays in closing out an acquisition in Mexico. The company reported adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation up 19% from $447m to $531.6m for the period 1 January to 30 September. [...]

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5 large-scale concentrated solar power plants operational and 4 to complete in China

The year of 2019 already witnessed the successful completion of two more new-built concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in China, including Luneng Haixi 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Project and Power China Gonghe 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Project. Together with the three operational solar thermal plants finished in 2018, [...]

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Worm Gear Technology Helps Concentrated Solar Power Plant Stay Locked on Target

Solar power generation continues to increase, with forecasts from BloombergNEF (BNEF) calling for global solar generation to make up 22% of the world’s electricity by 2050, up from about 2% today. BNEF has said solar and wind will account for almost 50% of the world’s power generation by midcentury, becoming [...]

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A Novel Concentrated Solar Power Heliostat Goes from Lab to Market in Just 5 Years

It is rare for an innovation in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) to go from the lab to commercial in just 5 years. The biggest obstacle to advancing potential cost-cutting improvements in novel CSP technologies is getting them deployed in commercial projects. Risks are high when every CSP plant must be [...]

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Protermosolar with other Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

The 12 associations that have made this commitment will be: Spanish Wind Energy  Association (AEE Spain), APPA Renewable, Protermosolar and UNEF (Spain), ACERA (Chile), AEEREE (Ecuador), AMDEE and ASOLMEX (Mexico), AUDER (Uruguay), Cader (Argentina), SER Colombia and SPR (Peru). Within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change [...]

With SFERA-III, benefit from free access to top research infrastructures in Concentrated Solar Power across Europe

The 2nd SFERA-III access campaign was opened on 12 November 2019. This call for projects provides free access to 13 state-of-art research infrastructures and 47 installations in Concentrated Solar Thermal power in 8 countries: - Cyprus (Cyprus Institute) - France (PROMES-CNRS, CEA) - Germany (DLR, Fraunhofer) - Italy (ENEA) [...]

2019-12-02T15:35:52+00:0030-11-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: |

Concentrated Solar Power, the energy future of Spain?

New sun rays for solar thermal, the energy future of Spain? With 49 operational concentrating solar power plants totaling 2.3 gigawatts, Spain is a world leader in terms of production capacity with this renewable and also technologically. And this, despite the fact that the installed power has been stagnant [...]

Concentrated Solar Power, climate change and 5 sustainable development goals

Solar thermal energy is established as a key technology in accelerating the decarbonization of energy systems, both in terms of power generation and heat supply to industrial processes. At the conference you will learn how to decarbonize electricity production can be accelerated thanks to the renewable energy storage capacity [...]

New hope for Port Augusta’s failed SolarReserve Concentrated Solar Power project

Port Augusta's failed solar thermal project has been revived by a South Australian company with big plans for the ill-fated Aurora site. Thermal energy storage company 1414 Degrees is set to acquire SolarReserve Australia, which owns the Aurora Solar Energy Project near Port Augusta and two solar sites in New [...]

The Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power, in Chile, is 85%

The Spanish companies Abengoa and Acciona have celebrated this week the manufacture and assembly of the last of the heliostats that form the solar field of Cerro Dominador: the first solar thermal plant in the tower of Latin America, owned by the funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners and [...]

Evening Peak Solar Concentrated Solar Power Projected to Undercut Gas in Chile’s Open Auctions

The Cerro Dominador group is working with strong construction partners on its Likana Concentrated Solar Power project to cut costs and beat gas plant prices, buoyed by progress at its first plant in Chile, Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of Cerro Dominador, told the CSP Madrid 2019 conference. As developer Cerro [...]

2019-11-28T21:40:14+00:0028-11-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |